Becca Robbins, The Columbian

Becca Robbins

The Columbian

Vancouver, WA, United States

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  • The Columbian
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  • The Seattle Times

Recent articles by Becca:

Clark County prosecutors to review fatal Yacolt roommate shooting

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office has forwarded its investigation into a June 13 fatal shooting between roommates at a home near Yacolt to prosecutors to review. → Read More

One killed in crash in in Hockinson; multiple people injured

One person died in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning in the Hockinson area where one car crashed into a power pole and caught fire. → Read More

Camas woman dies near Spirit Falls in Skamania County

A Camas woman died Saturday after she fell into the water near Spirit Falls and couldn’t get out. → Read More

Skamania man who escaped work crew captured in Washougal

A Skamania County man who escaped from a work crew earlier this month near the Bonneville Dam was arrested last week in Washougal. → Read More

Man arraigned on new charges in fatal shooting of Clark County sheriff’s Sgt. Jeremy Brown

The man accused of killing Clark County sheriff’s Sgt. Jeremy Brown pleaded not guilty Thursday to new charges in connection with the July 23 shooting. → Read More

Vancouver man accused of shooting at trio after fight over money

A Vancouver man is accused of shooting toward a group of people as they drove away after fighting with them over money Saturday night near the North Image neighborhood. → Read More

Two arrested in Orchards after fight over pressure washer, contract

Two people were arrested Sunday in connection with a six-person fight over a pressure washer and a contract dispute in Orchards, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. → Read More

Police Activities League schools young bicycle riders on safety and mechanics

Kids were fitted to shiny new bikes and helmets Saturday and taught the basics of road safety during the Police Activities League of Southwest Washington’s first annual Bike Rodeo. → Read More

Vancouver celebrates Juneteenth in Esther Short Park gathering

Music from the gazebo at Esther Short Park in downtown Vancouver could be heard for blocks as people gathered Friday for the Juneteenth Freedom Celebration. → Read More

House fire in Carter Park displaces 7 people, 4 pets

Seven people and four pets were displaced after a cigarette butt sparked a house fire Thursday in Vancouver’s Carter Park neighborhood. → Read More

Vancouver real estate developer accused of fraudulently obtaining COVID relief funds

A Vancouver man has been indicted on federal charges in Portland alleging that he fraudulently obtained COVID-19 relief funds and laundered the money. → Read More

Vancouver woman killed in crash on Highway 101 in Northern California

A Vancouver woman was one of two people killed Monday when a Toyota SUV crashed into a group of motorcyclists near the northern coast of California. → Read More

Clark County software change affects access to court documents, could delay trials

Local attorneys are questioning how to access clients’ court documents as Clark County struggles to implement a new online records database. → Read More

1 killed, 4 hurt in Battle Ground crash

One person was killed in a crash Thursday night in Battle Ground, and four others were taken to an area hospital with injuries that were not life threatening. → Read More

Battle Ground man sentenced to 9 months in head-on crash in north Clark County

A Battle Ground man was sentenced Monday to nine months in jail for a 2020 head-on crash near Fargher Lake in which he was driving drunk. → Read More

$250,000 bail set for man suspected in kidnapping, Orchards gas station incident

A judge on Monday set bail at $250,000 for a Yakima County man accused of holding two people at gunpoint last week, including a gas station cashier who police say he used as a shield. → Read More

Vancouver man killed in crash on I-5 near fairgrounds Sunday night

A Vancouver man was killed Sunday night after his car flipped over a jersey barrier on an Interstate 5 onramp near the Clark County Fairgrounds. → Read More

Police: Missing Vancouver man returns home safely

A missing 32-year-old Vancouver man returned home safe Wednesday, according to the Vancouver Police Department. → Read More

Yakima County man accused of kidnapping, robbing Orchards store

A Yakima County man is accused of holding a gun to a gas station cashier and using him as a shield when police arrived Thursday morning for reports of a kidnapping and robbery attempt in Orchards. → Read More

Deadly Maryland shooting shakes Vancouver-based Columbia Machine

Vancouver-based Columbia Machine Inc. expressed condolences in a social media post to those affected by the Thursday shooting at its Maryland manufacturing plant that left three employees dead. → Read More